Sunday, October 26, 2008

Free Levon Helm concert

Levon Helm gave a free concert just 200 yards from our house this afternoon, at John Gill's farm. Although Levon's a local resident, it can be hard to get tickets to his "Midnight Rambles", so it was a wonderful surprise. Levon Helm is of course one of The Band and has had a prolific solo career - we both love his last album Dirt Farmer, which won a Grammy this year for Best Traditional Folk Album. Here he's playing The Weight, one of The Band's most famous songs. Here's a link to his website: . We spoke to John Gill and he said he hoped to make this an annual event. This proves it, Hurley is obviously the place to be......

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